Authorities investigate killing in Cass Lake area

5:37 AM, Jun 27, 2011   |    comments
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CASS LAKE, Minn. -- Cass County authorities are investigating the fatal shooting of a woman in the Cass Lake area of northern Minnesota.

Sheriff Tom Burch says it was reported around 3:15 a.m. Sunday. Deputies arrived to find a 22-year-old woman dead of an apparent gunshot wound.

A 27-year-old Cass Lake man was arrested by Leech Lake tribal police and is being held in the Cass County Jail pending charges.

The name of the victim is being withheld pending notification of relatives. An autopsy is planned.

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